Author Archives: nathanalbright

About nathanalbright

I'm a person with diverse interests who loves to read. If you want to know something about me, just ask.

Go Ahead, Make My Day

A day can be very different for people based on their perspective.  Being someone who enjoys observing what others are up to, and someone who tries to think of my own day, I am often intrigued by how the perspective … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Secret Teachings Of All Ages

The Secret Teachings Of All Ages, by Manly P. Hall If a reader is dedicated to reach the end of more than 600 pages of encyclopedic writing, in more than one sense of the word, about esoteric matters, the last … Continue reading

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Book Review: Paganism Surviving In Christianity

Paganism Surviving In Christianity, by Abram Herbert Lewis As someone who reads often about the relationship between Christianity and heathen mystery religions [1], when I saw this book available online to read it was pretty obvious that I would read … Continue reading

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Overstaying Your Welcome

For me, the funniest and most telling aspect of this weekend was being told rather unceremoniously but unsurprisingly that there was another group renting the group campground at Beacon Rock in about ten minutes and that it was time to … Continue reading

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Book Review: Atlas Of Remote Islands

Atlas Of Remote Islands:  Fifty Islands I Have Never Set Foot On And Never Will, by Judith Schalansky, translated from the German by Christine Lo The subtitle of this book is a bit pessimistic–to be sure, most of us have … Continue reading

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Book Review: Quidditch Through The Ages

Quidditch Through The Ages, by Kennilworthy Whisp (J.K. Rowling) Anyone reading this book should be a fan of Harry Potter [1].  It may be unnecessary to say that for most readers, as Quidditch is an imaginary sport from that particular … Continue reading

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To A Perfect Man

[Note:  This is the prepared text for a sermonette given at the Portland annual campout on August 27, 2016.] Toward the end of the book of 1 Peter there is a passage urging believers to submit to God and resist … Continue reading

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Book Review: Enlarge My Territory? Bring It On!

Enlarge My Territory?  Bring It On! By Suzi Johnson [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by BookLook/WestBow Press in exchange for an honest review.] There are certain things that one learns when reading a lot of self-published authors … Continue reading

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Book Review: Gratitude

Gratitude:  A Prayer And Praise Coloring Journal, by Amie Carlson/Tyndale House Publishers [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Tyndale Momentum in exchange for an honest review.] This is not really the sort of book one reads, certainly … Continue reading

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There’s A Tangled Thread Inside My Head With Nothing On Either End

Once upon a time, I had to carpool regularly with my brother.  Although I have long considered my brother and I to be particularly different people, we have a few areas of striking similarity, and one of those is our … Continue reading

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